PORT SULPHUR, La. — Twelve years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, leaders in Plaquemines Parish broke ground Friday on a new multi-million dollar state-of-the-art public library in Port Sulphur. 91 more words
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BELLE CHASSE, La – Have you had your Ooey Gooey lately?
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BELLE CHASSE, La. — In Plaquemines Parish, Parish President Amos Cormier voiced his concerns to council members about the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project.
The project is a major initiative intended to restore Louisiana’s diminishing coastline, but Cormier argues plans to streamline the project are being done without his input, and he’s worried the people of Plaquemines may be negatively affected. 138 more words
METAIRIE, LA — Former Plaquemines Parish sheriff Jiff Hingle is dead at the age of 66. Hingle served as sheriff in the parish for 20 years. 138 more words
PLAQUEMINES PARISH, La. – A private levee collapsed in rural Plaquemines Parish this morning after a tidal surge from Hurricane Harvey reached the area.
The levee is located in private land near the Phillips 66 Refinery in Alliance, according to Plaquemines Parish officials. 111 more words